The Diary of Thomas Burton: 19 May 1657

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Diary of Thomas Burton Esq: Volume 2, April 1657 - February 1658. Originally published by H Colburn, London, 1828.

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Tuesday, May 19, 1657.

The House, according to former order, resumed the debate upon his Highness's answer to the humble Petition and Advice.

Resolved, (fn. 1) that Lord Protector shall be the title to be inserted into the humble Petition and Advice; and that it be referred to a Committee to consider how that title may be bounded, limited, and circumstantiated.


  • 1. On the previous question, 47 had divided against 46: and on "the main question," 77 against 45.